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Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound. Find out when you should get help.

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Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation of movement or spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Meniere's disease

Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear that causes vertigo, dizziness and balance problems. There's no cure, but the symptoms can be managed.

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Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear and is a common cause of deafness. Find out about the 2 ways to treat otosclerosis.

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Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumour that grows in the eighth auditory or vestibulocochlear nerve. Learn how it affects hearing and other functions.

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Stapedectomy

Otosclerosis can cause the stapes bone to lock in place, causing conductive hearing loss. A stapedectomy can improve your hearing without the need for a hearing aid.

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Myringoplasty (child)

A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty can prevent infections and sometimes improve your child's hearing.

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Myringoplasty

A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty will repair the hole, may prevent infections and in some cases, improve hearing.

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Surgery for cholesteatoma

A cholesteatoma is a sac of dead skin cells that forms in your middle ear, which can damage your ear and cause complications. Surgery is the only cure.

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Chiari malformation

Chiari (or Arnold-Chiari) malformation occurs when part of the brain pushes down into the spinal canal. Some, but not all people have symptoms. Learn more here.

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